March 31, 2006
Garlic Odor in ICU
Q: Patient with which poisoning presents with garlic odor?
A: Organophosphate poisoning.
Thursday March 30, 2006
Dilantin in Torsade
Q: Which anti-seizure drug can be use in the treatment of Torsade de pointes if conventional therapy fails?
A: Phenytoin (Dilantin).
1. Torsades de pointes therapy with phenytoin - Ann Emerg Med.1991 Feb;20(2):198-200.
2. Few case reports from literature: remarkablemedicine.com